Staff profile

Dr Roger Suthren


Senior Lecturer in Geology

Subject

Geology

College

College of Life and Natural Sciences

Department

School of Environmental Sciences

Campus

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Email

r.suthren@derby.ac.uk

About

I am the Programme Leader for BSc (Hons) Geology and the Subject Leader for BSc Joint Honours Geology, Environmental Hazards. 

Teaching responsibilities

I also develop online learning resources, including virtual fieldwork.

Professional interests

Geology and Earth Sciences. Various areas of Geology, including volcanoes, sediments and sedimentary rocks, geological hazards, and the geology of the Languedoc region, southern France. Earth science education, for formal courses and for the general public. I have a particular interest in computer-aided learning in geoscience.

Research interests

Various aspects of Sedimentology and Volcanology. Current projects include fluvial deltaic sedimentology in the Upper Carboniferous of Derbyshire.

Membership of professional bodies

Qualifications

Undergraduate Qualifications

Research Qualifications

Research Posts

In the media

Radio interviews following the earthquakes in Lincolnshire (February 2008), L'Aquila in Italy (2009), Haiti (2010), and the Icelandic volcano eruption of spring 2010.

Recent publications